ASTM E1106 - 12(2017) - Standard Test Method for Primary Calibration of Acoustic Emission Sensors

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ASTM E1106 - 12(2017)

Standard Test Method for Primary Calibration of Acoustic Emission Sensors

Status : Current   Published : June 2017



1.1 This test method covers the requirements for the absolute calibration of acoustic emission (AE) sensors. The calibration yields the frequency response of a transducer to waves, at a surface, of the type normally encountered in acoustic emission work. The transducer voltage response is determined at discrete frequency intervals of approximately 10 kHz up to 1 MHz. The input is a given well-established dynamic displacement normal to the mounting surface. The units of the calibration are output voltage per unit mechanical input (displacement, velocity, or acceleration).

1.2  Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM E1106 - 12(2017)
TitleStandard Test Method for Primary Calibration of Acoustic Emission Sensors
Publication Date01 June 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Absolute calibration Acoustic emission sensor Breaking capillary Capacitive transducer Nondestructive testing Surface wave Transfer standard
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